Tamasha Theatre Company

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Tamasha is Britain’s foremost touring theatre company producing new plays inspired by the diversity of our globalised world. Its work places the voices of emerging and established artists from culturally diverse backgrounds centre-stage.

Its approach is investigative and located along ‘cultural fault lines’, leading the debate around the meeting points and multiple narratives of contemporary Britain and beyond. It presents new plays from seldom-heard voices, and trains theatre artists and young people.

In the press

“Impressive... an intellectually and emotionally stirring encounter... a charged mix of politics and parenthood." ★★★★ The Observer (on Made In India)

"Hussain writes this passion-filled tale with lashings of humour as well as intense feeling... This is a superb example of new writing... a fitting tribute to this company’s good work." ★★★★ The Stage (on Blood)


Current productions

Approaching Empty by Ishy Din

British-Pakistani family minicab firm A1 Taxis is put up for sale by owner Raf. When childhood friend Mansha offers to buy it, it sparks a chain of events which will destroy them both. This thrilling new play presents a window on a world rarely seen, by award-winning playwright Ishy Din.

Made in India by Satinder Chohan

In a surrogacy clinic in Gujarat, three women meet. It’s Londoner Eva’s last chance. For village girl Aditi, it’s a lifeline. For businesswoman Dr Gupta, it’s just another transaction. Award-winning new play about blood ties between women and nations in a brave new world.